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England Netball’s CEO, Joanna Adams, talks about 10 years of partnership with Sky and looking ahead to OTT broadcast


When you think of women’s sport on TV, your thoughts do not immediately run to netball. Football and cricket are more high profile and, with their male counterpart leagues, tend to get the big rights bucks as well. However, England Netball has been working closely with Sky for over 11 years now to get the […]

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Agenda for SVG Europe’s Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday networking event announced


On Wednesday 13 December 2017 women from across the sports media industry are gathering to attend the inaugural SVG Europe’s Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday networking event. Held at the DTG in Vauxhall, London, the event includes a relaxed discussion between UNESCO director of media, Mirta Lourenco, in conversation with Lise Cosimi, chief […]

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SAM’s Neil Maycock discusses LiveTouch learning ahead of December 19 Challenge event


On December 19 SAM will host a LiveTouch Challenge event in central London to give operators a chance to learn how to optimise their use of the replay system while competing against their peers. Ahead of the event, SAM EVP and General Manager, Media Software Solutions, Neil Maycock spoke to SVG Europe – which is […]

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Thought Leadership: SAM’s Matt Zajicek shares thoughts on remote live editing and discusses work with UEFA


Remote live editing and distributed sports editing; two areas that are hot topics right now in the sports broadcast industry. SAM understands that working in this way is not only sparking interest, but is a rapidly growing area. Here, SVG Europe talks to Matt Zajicek, director of sports and replay at SAM, about how he […]

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FutureSport 2017: Video reflections from Grass Valley, NCE Media, Hitomi and Panasonic


A new series of videos uploaded to SVG Europe’s YouTube channel feature reflections on IP, remote production and the year to come in sports broadcasting. They were all recorded at the FutureSport conference at the Kia Oval, London, on 29 November. The four new videos are as follows: Grass Valley’s Klaus Weber on IP and […]

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